The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Software Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 46 72
Rank change year-on-year -9 +26  
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 65 39 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 4.48% 4.11% 3.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.09% 4.81% 3.32%
Number of salaries quoted 47 30 42
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,150 £21,925 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £63,600 £48,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  

Software Engineering is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1278 811 1537
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 88.14% 85.46% 90.73%
Number of salaries quoted 3355 2561 4970
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £61,250 £59,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Software Engineering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in Cheshire

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering in Cheshire.

Salary trend for Software Engineering in Cheshire

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineering in Cheshire over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Cheshire

Software Engineering
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford -10 31 £46,250 -22.91% 4
Crewe - 8 £40,000 - 1
Wilmslow -7 7 £50,000 - 2
Chester +5 5 £43,500 -3.33% 4
Warrington -26 4 £36,250 -23.68%
Macclesfield - 4 £33,750 - 1
Runcorn -6 3 £35,000 +84.21%
Software Engineering
North West

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 63 (60.00%) Java
2 56 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (39.05%) JavaScript
4 40 (38.10%) HTML
4 40 (38.10%) Finance
5 39 (37.14%) MVC
5 39 (37.14%) C#
6 37 (35.24%) .NET
7 36 (34.29%) SQL
8 34 (32.38%) CSS
8 34 (32.38%) Web Services
9 32 (30.48%) SDLC
10 31 (29.52%) OO
11 30 (28.57%) Linux
11 30 (28.57%) TDD
12 28 (26.67%) Degree
12 28 (26.67%) ASP.NET
13 26 (24.76%) Windows
13 26 (24.76%) ASP.NET Web API
14 25 (23.81%) REST
15 24 (22.86%) Banking
16 23 (21.90%) .NET Framework
16 23 (21.90%) Test Automation
17 22 (20.95%) Waterfall
17 22 (20.95%) Entity Framework
17 22 (20.95%) Oracle
17 22 (20.95%) HTTP
18 21 (20.00%) Spring
19 20 (19.05%) SQL Server
19 20 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC

Software Engineering
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (5.71%) Confluence
2 4 (3.81%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.86%) OpenStack
3 3 (2.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (1.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (1.90%) CICS
4 2 (1.90%) ColdFusion
4 2 (1.90%) JBoss
4 2 (1.90%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.95%) IIS
5 1 (0.95%) OpenROAD
Business Applications
1 2 (1.90%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.81%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.86%) OpenShift
2 3 (2.86%) SaaS
3 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.95%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (20.95%) HTTP
2 6 (5.71%) Bluetooth
2 6 (5.71%) DVB
2 6 (5.71%) GPRS
2 6 (5.71%) GSM
2 6 (5.71%) NFC
2 6 (5.71%) UMTS
2 6 (5.71%) VoIP
2 6 (5.71%) Wi-Fi
2 6 (5.71%) WLAN
3 4 (3.81%) Internet
3 4 (3.81%) LDAP
4 1 (0.95%) Firewall
4 1 (0.95%) LAN
4 1 (0.95%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.95%) VXLAN
4 1 (0.95%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 16 (15.24%) MySQL
3 15 (14.29%) NoSQL
4 7 (6.67%) DB2
5 5 (4.76%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.86%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.86%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.90%) IMS/DB
8 1 (0.95%) Ingres
8 1 (0.95%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.95%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 18 (17.14%) Git (software)
2 10 (9.52%) Subversion
3 9 (8.57%) SonarQube
4 7 (6.67%) Jenkins
4 7 (6.67%) JIRA
5 6 (5.71%) JUnit
6 5 (4.76%) Gradle
6 5 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (3.81%) Jasmine
7 4 (3.81%) Selenium
8 3 (2.86%) Oracle APEX
8 3 (2.86%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.90%) Bitbucket
9 2 (1.90%) ClearCase
9 2 (1.90%) Grunt
9 2 (1.90%) gulp
9 2 (1.90%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (1.90%) webpack
10 1 (0.95%) Babel
10 1 (0.95%) PhantomJS
General
1 40 (38.10%) Finance
2 24 (22.86%) Banking
3 11 (10.48%) Investment Banking
4 6 (5.71%) Automotive
4 6 (5.71%) Multimedia
5 5 (4.76%) Advertising
6 3 (2.86%) Corporate Banking
6 3 (2.86%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.90%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.90%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.95%) Electronics
8 1 (0.95%) Games
8 1 (0.95%) Law
8 1 (0.95%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 51 (48.57%) Software Engineer
2 46 (43.81%) Developer
3 20 (19.05%) Java Developer
4 19 (18.10%) C# Software Engineer
5 15 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
6 13 (12.38%) Software Developer
7 11 (10.48%) Senior Developer
8 9 (8.57%) Senior C# Software Engineer
9 7 (6.67%) PHP Developer
10 6 (5.71%) .NET Developer
10 6 (5.71%) .NET Software Engineer
10 6 (5.71%) C# .NET Developer
10 6 (5.71%) C# Developer
10 6 (5.71%) Senior Java Developer
11 5 (4.76%) Java Engineer
11 5 (4.76%) Java Software Developer
11 5 (4.76%) Java Software Engineer
11 5 (4.76%) Web Developer
12 4 (3.81%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 4 (3.81%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (38.10%) HTML
2 37 (35.24%) .NET
3 34 (32.38%) CSS
3 34 (32.38%) Web Services
4 28 (26.67%) ASP.NET
5 26 (24.76%) ASP.NET Web API
6 25 (23.81%) REST
7 23 (21.90%) .NET Framework
8 22 (20.95%) Entity Framework
9 21 (20.00%) Spring
10 20 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC
11 19 (18.10%) Java EE
11 19 (18.10%) SOAP
12 18 (17.14%) Hibernate
13 15 (14.29%) Node.js
13 15 (14.29%) XML
14 14 (13.33%) JSON
15 11 (10.48%) AngularJS
15 11 (10.48%) Middleware
16 9 (8.57%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.48%) Management Information System
2 8 (7.62%) Computer Science
3 7 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (5.71%) Device Driver
4 6 (5.71%) iPhone
4 6 (5.71%) MPEG
4 6 (5.71%) Smartphone
5 5 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.81%) Algorithms
6 4 (3.81%) Linux Command Line
6 4 (3.81%) Mainframe
6 4 (3.81%) User Experience
7 3 (2.86%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.86%) N-Tier
7 3 (2.86%) Robotics
7 3 (2.86%) Social Media
8 2 (1.90%) IBM Mainframe
8 2 (1.90%) IVR
8 2 (1.90%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (1.90%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 30 (28.57%) Linux
2 26 (24.76%) Windows
3 12 (11.43%) Android
3 12 (11.43%) Unix
4 7 (6.67%) Embedded Linux
4 7 (6.67%) Mac OS
4 7 (6.67%) Windows 7
4 7 (6.67%) Windows 8
5 6 (5.71%) Nucleus RTOS
5 6 (5.71%) Windows Mobile
6 4 (3.81%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.95%) AIX
7 1 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.95%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 1 (0.95%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.95%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (37.14%) MVC
3 32 (30.48%) SDLC
4 31 (29.52%) OO
5 30 (28.57%) TDD
6 23 (21.90%) Test Automation
7 22 (20.95%) Waterfall
8 19 (18.10%) Risk Management
9 17 (16.19%) SOA
10 14 (13.33%) Multithreaded Programming
10 14 (13.33%) Multithreading
11 12 (11.43%) Scrum
12 11 (10.48%) Project Management
12 11 (10.48%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (9.52%) BDD
13 10 (9.52%) Mentoring
13 10 (9.52%) OOP
14 9 (8.57%) Continuous Improvement
14 9 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
14 9 (8.57%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 63 (60.00%) Java
2 41 (39.05%) JavaScript
3 39 (37.14%) C#
4 36 (34.29%) SQL
5 20 (19.05%) TypeScript
6 16 (15.24%) PHP
7 13 (12.38%) C++
8 10 (9.52%) PL/SQL
9 9 (8.57%) C
9 9 (8.57%) Python
10 8 (7.62%) T-SQL
11 6 (5.71%) Shell Script
12 4 (3.81%) VB.NET
13 3 (2.86%) ActionScript
13 3 (2.86%) XPath
13 3 (2.86%) XQuery
14 2 (1.90%) COBOL
15 1 (0.95%) Delphi
15 1 (0.95%) Perl
15 1 (0.95%) VC++
Qualifications
1 28 (26.67%) Degree
2 5 (4.76%) Sun Certification
3 4 (3.81%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.90%) CAPM
4 2 (1.90%) HND
5 1 (0.95%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.95%) MCAD
5 1 (0.95%) MCPD
5 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.95%) OCP
5 1 (0.95%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.95%) QA
1 1 (0.95%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (2.86%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (3.81%) Nagios
2 3 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.95%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 22 (20.95%) Oracle
2 9 (8.57%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.71%) Intel
3 6 (5.71%) Symbian
4 5 (4.76%) Sun
4 5 (4.76%) Zend
5 4 (3.81%) Atlassian
5 4 (3.81%) CA Agile Central
6 3 (2.86%) Chordiant
6 3 (2.86%) Google
6 3 (2.86%) IBM
6 3 (2.86%) Teradata
7 2 (1.90%) Adobe
8 1 (0.95%) Apigee
8 1 (0.95%) Freescale
8 1 (0.95%) IBM Sterling
8 1 (0.95%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.95%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.95%) Telerik
8 1 (0.95%) Xamarin
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Home Working
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
BOSCH Automotive Service Solutions
Salary: Up to £45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford
Pearson Frank
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Knutsford
Pearson Frank
Posted: 9 days ago
Macclesfield
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Chester
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Knutsford
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £43000 per annum + + Great Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago